volume 38, issue 02, P097-111 2016
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1571252
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Abstract: AbstractWe performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that studied the conservative management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). There were 1058 results after the initial searches, from which 37 studies were eligible according to previously determined inclusion criteria. For the primary outcomes, pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) was more efficacious than no treatment in improving incontinence-specific quality of life (QoL) scales (SMD ¼ À1.24SDs; CI 95% ¼ À1.77 to À…

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